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East Side Mario's

$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
170 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3E9, Canada
+1 519-725-9310
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good9%
  • Average42%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible27%
24 Mar 2017
“Horrible person”
5 Oct 2016
“A tale of two Mario's”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Canadian
$$ - $$$
170 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3E9, Canada
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Terrible owner. Parked my car 10 meters away from the restaurant, the owner(or manager) yelled at me to move away or he will call the security(also called me too poor to afford a meal?) Had several good experiences in there, would never come if i...More

1  Thank Yicheng Fang F
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Before I begin I want to give credit where credit is due. To the East Side Mario's wait staff thank you. You guys were great tonight and the only reason this place gets two stars is because of you. For 2 years now if anything...More

1  Thank poutinefan
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The night started okay with our appetizers and drinks, though the service was slow and it wasn't really that busy. The main was okay, not great, and we had to "ask" for water refills. Overall, not going to be my first choice for another visit...

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Have a drink at the bar while waiting for your table. Friendly staff, good food, and good value. An excellent choice for dinner!

Thank gatorgal2015
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Ordered a pick up for Penne Arrabiata - the order was delayed and had missing items. It took more that 40 minutes when they had said it would take 20 minutes. They also had items that were missing. After we pointed that out it took...More

Thank Pratul M
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Met with good friends for Birthday Supper. Hadn't been to an Eastside Mario's in years. Loved our server - Sean - had his work cut out with our group. We had so many questions on the listings in the menu. Salad and bread always is...More

Thank macphersie3424186
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I really want to say I have had a positive experience here, but I haven't. Only reason we go back is because we absolutely love the garden salad, the dressing so yummy! But unfortunately we have always experienced problems.

Thank kate g
Reviewed 14 March 2016

My wife and I took our daughter for a special lunch in-between her University class. The bartender was an older lady who was quite matter of fact and rude. We love Italian food but this is not good food. We waited a very long time...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

After a long day at work, several colleagues and I stopped in for a later lunch. The food was pretty good (their Caesar salad is quite good).

Thank cdnviking
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

This place is in need of an upgrade. You feel dirty as soon as you walk in. No matter how excellent the service or food you can't get past the decor and cleanliness.

Thank PoolSideJay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 University Ave W, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-725-9310
Hey Budda Boom Budda Bing! We are the Home of All-You-Can-Eat soup or salad and garlic home loaf and offer delicious Italian meals at great value. At East Side Mario’s your family is our family and we are committed to deliver Amore in everything we do!
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